Brian Chu is a first-year medical student at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and an alumnus of Washington University in St. Louis, where he completed his B.A. in Biochemistry with a minor in psychological brain sciences. During his undergraduate education, he found his passion in mentoring and dismantling mental health stigmas, leading him to become a counselor for his fellow peers. He also researched the clinical outcomes and natural history of Neurofibromatosis type 2 and was a teacher’s assistant for biology and chemistry courses. Though he is unsure of what field of medicine he wants to pursue, he wishes to become a physician who provides holistic and high-quality care to those who are most vulnerable to the negative effects of healthcare disparities.